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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).
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BANNOCK NICHT, n. Shrove Tuesday.Abd.(D) 1920 G. P. Dunbar Guff o' Peat Reek 22:
On Bannock Nicht we gethert roon some cheery ingle neuk, An' ower the aipples in a tub got mony a he'rty dook.

[Also Brose and Bannock Nicht in Bch. (Abd.14).]

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